Facts about Wanda Sykes

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Wanda Sykes is a famous Comedian from USA, he/she is 54 years old and still alive, born March 7, 1964.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Wanda.

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Famous quotes by Wanda Sykes (30)


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"I noticed recently, in the last few shows I did, that I'm starting to get people - not a large group, but quite a few people - who come to see me because they love Curb Your Enthusiasm"
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"A woman would pitch a joke. Nothing. Then a guy would pitch it and everybody would laugh"
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"I'm really funny now"
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"But I think funny and talent will always win out; I mean, of course there are hurdles, but I think if you're funny you will get over all of that"
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"It wasn't until I became more confident with myself and I put myself forward instead of the jokes; at first it was put the jokes out there and I'm just behind the jokes"
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"I'm here today because I hated everything else"
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"I like doing a bunch of different things, being all over the place"
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"But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it, but the men will keep talking"
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"Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do"
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"Actually, I majored in marketing and I have a bachelor of science"
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"It's easier to rip somebody to shreds while you're making them laugh"
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"It seems like when I first started, people got into comedy because they wanted to be good comedians"
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"If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it"
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"If something stinks, I say it stinks. But I try to massage it a little and not be as cutting, come behind it with a joke: Hey, I cut you deep, but now let me put a couple of stitches in you"
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"I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me"
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"I always want to go back and do stand-up; I like the freedom"
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"Men don't hear women"
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"In '87, I used to do this awful, awful James Brown impression"
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"I'm here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance"
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"It's hard to get fired from the government. You have to, like, kill people"
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"I love Costas. He's knows too much, but he's a good guy"
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"I have a funny family, but none of them are remotely in show business"
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"And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike"
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"Then you had people who wanted to get into comedy just to get a TV deal"
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"If you're passionate about your work, it makes the people around you want to be involved too"
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"Don't bother me while I'm eating, or when I'm coming out of the crackhouse or something. Just let me get going"
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"Usually, there's nothing being thrown toward the stage or at me. Then I feel pretty good about it"
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"Some government workers are dedicated and work hard, but most of them are just waiting to retire"
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"I work hard. The staff and crew see how much energy I put into this project, and it makes them step up"
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"I think it's because my comedy is in your face, and it comes from a place that's real"


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